2016 Transatlantic Agenda: No Time for Business as Usual
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 Time: 12:30-1:30 PM Location: Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS RSVP: Click Here Hashtag: #SISEvent
David O'Sullivan is the Ambassador of the European Union to the United States. Prior to arriving in the United States, David served as the Chief Operating Officer of the European External Action Service. The EEAS supports the High Representative/Vice President of the European Commission, in fulfilling her mandate to ensure the consistency of the Union's external action. The EEAS also assists the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission in the area of external relations.
David was Director General for Trade from 2005-2010. Previously he was Secretary General of the European Commission from June 2000 to November 2005, Head of Cabinet of Commission President Romano Prodi and Director General for Education and Training. He started his career in the Irish Foreign Ministry and spent four years in the Commission Delegation in Tokyo. He also has extensive experience in EU social and employment policy.